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A Message from the Coach Welcome to JMU women’s soccer. As the program’s first and only head coach, I am extremely proud of the history, tradition and reputation we have built here. Our players excel in the classroom, on the field and ultimately in the real world. Our schedule is always among the toughest because good players deserve to test their talents against the best. JMU women’s soccer continues to be one of the top programs in Virginia, in the CAA, the Mid-Atlantic region and in the nation… that is always our goal. Nestled in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, JMU boasts tranquility, safety and a community that is committed to JMU athletics. The university has established itself with national rankings in many academic categories and is always evolving to chase its goal of being the best undergraduate university in the nation. This is a very dynamic time to be associated with JMU women’s soccer. I hope you will join us for an exciting season of soccer. Sincerely yours,

Dave Lombardo Head Soccer Coach

2012 Schedule August 9 12 19

at Virginia Tech (scrimmage), 6 p.m. Virginia Commonwealth (scrimmage), 6 p.m. Marshall, 7 p.m.

JMU/Fairfield Inn by Marriott Invitational 24 Hofstra vs. Temple, 5 p.m. JMU vs. Georgetown, 7:30 p.m. 26 Georgetown vs. Hofstra, 11 a.m. JMU vs. Temple, 1:30 p.m. 31

Pennsylvania, 7 p.m.

September Virginia Nike Classic 7 Richmond, 2 p.m. 9 Virginia , 2:30 p.m. 14 16 20 23

at Navy, 7 p.m. Charlotte, 1 p.m. at Old Dominion*, 5 p.m. at William and Mary*, 2 p.m.

27 30

Northeastern*, 7 p.m. Hofstra*, 1 p.m.

October 4 7 11 14 18 21 28

George Mason*, 7 p.m. at Towson*, 1 p.m. at North Carolina Wilmington*, 7 p.m. at Georgia State*, 12 noon Delaware*, 5 p.m. Drexel*, 1 p.m. CAA First Round (#3 & #4 seeds host)

November 2 4

CAA Semifinals (#1 seed hosts) CAA Championship (#1 seed hosts)

Home games in boldface * Colonial Athletic Association opponent NCAA Tournament dates available at Game dates and times are subject to change. Go to for updated information.

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coaching staff

David Lombardo

Head Coach Southern Connecticut State ‘76 • 11 career NCAA Tournament appearances • Three NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 appearances • Three CAA Tournament titles (1995, 2002, 2010) & three times CAA runner-up • Twice ECAC (Eastern College Athletic Conference) runner-up • Sixth among all winningest active coaches in NCAA Division I soccer • U.S. Soccer staff for 2001 Algarve Cup • His JMU team moved from Top 10 regional ranking in its inaugural season (1990) to Top 25 national ranking the very next year • 22-year JMU record is 271-170-32 • 29-year career record is 349-205-40 • Keene State Sports Hall of Fame inductee

Coach of the Year • Virginia Division I 1995, 1996, 2007 • CAA 1996, 2007

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coaching staff Scott Gerseny

Assistant Coach & Recruiting Coordinator Florida ‘05 • First season with the JMU program • Seven years of experience as an assistant coach at Towson and Eastern Kentucky • Coached six All-CAA players in four seasons at Towson, the most in any four-year span in the program’s history • Coached Baltimore Bays Under-16 Team to Maryland State Cup 2010 • USSF National “A” Coaching License

Rachel Chupein Assistant Coach James Madison ‘09 • NSCAA National Coaching Diploma • Former JMU soccer team captain 2007, 2008 • Two NCAA Tournament appearances as a player (2007, 2008) • CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award three years

Teri Maykoski Volunteer Assistant Coach James Madison ‘09

• Career starter on defense for JMU (2005-09) • NSCAA All-Region 2008, 2009 • All-CAA 2006, 2008, 2009 • Played on Dukes’ 2008 NCAA Tournament round of 16 team that ranked #19 in final NSCAA poll • Former JMU soccer team captain 2009

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this is jmu soccer

The Essence of JMU Soccer • We tied a top three school, Maryland, 0-0, which showed how much heart we had. - Kelly Abt (‘15) • Watch “Bridesmaids” and popular YouTube videos and you’ll fit in! - Becky Sparks (‘14) • Whenever we go on away trips and someone on the team lives close, the parents will host a dinner. This is so enjoyable because we get to hang out and eat a home-cooked meal. It shows how dedicated everyone, including the parents, is to JMU soccer. It’s always a great time and relaxing. - Dana O’Brien (‘13) • When we were down 3-1 to Hofstra, we all fought hard and tied it 3-3 and won it 4-3 in overtime. To do something like that takes a lot of heart and a lot of spirit. - Katie Hyland (‘15) • Before each game, after the coaches give us a pregame talk, all the girls come together and say a chant that gets us pumped up for the game and reminds us that we are a team and a family. - Ellen Forrest (‘15) • We have a team donkey that the coach gives to the player who has done or said the dumbest thing. The donkey is passed around throughout the season and sometimes the coach is even the donkey recipient. - Stephanie Hamilton (‘15) • We sing and play funny games to get us through the 10-15 minute freezing cold ice baths required in preseason. - Olivia Tomoff (‘14) • We make many hilarious team videos. -- Sam Lofton (‘12)

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this is jmu soccer My Favorite Memory from Last Season • Our spring break trip to Costa Rica -- Isabel Chang (‘13) • Coming back from a rough start against Hofstra and winning the game in overtime. Kelly Abt (‘15) • Traveling up to Boston; the road trip and restaurants were really fun. - Olivia Tomoff (‘14) • When we came back and beat Hofstra in double overtime 4-3 at their stadium. - Kelly Germain (‘13)

The Best Non-Soccer Part of JMU • The school spirit. Everyone is so enthusiastic about JMU and truly believes it’s the best school in the world. It’s our own utopian world set apart from the real world. - Shannon Rano (‘15) • The food, people, and the beautiful views around campus. - Amalya Clayton (‘13)

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Kelly Germain


Amalya Clayton

Redshirt Sr. Midfielder McLean, Va.

Sr. Forward Springfield, Va.

Major: Special education

Major: Kinesiology (exercise science)

• Team captain for 2011, 2012

• Team captain for 2012

• CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award three years

• CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award

• Four-time All-Liberty District and two-time regional semifinalist at Langley H.S.

• All-Northern Region at two-time Patriot District champion West Springfield H.S.

• Arlington United club was state under-18 semifinalist

• FVC Netforce club was state under-17 runner-up

• ODP region team

“If an outsider were to watch our team work out or practice, they would understand how hard we work for what we want.”

“The first moment when you put on your uniform before a game and we huddle up to do our pre-game cheer, you understand what it’s like to truly have everyone’s hearts beat together and know you have 31 sisters that stand behind you in all that you do.”

Elisa Davidson Dana O’Brien

Sr. Defender Alexandria, Va.

Redshirt Sr. Forward Warminster, Pa.

Major: Health sciences (premedicine)

Major: Kinesiology

• Two-year starter • All-Patriot District at Hayfield S.S. • Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team and team’s leading scorer at La Salle in 2008

• Chantilly FCV Netforce club team was state under-16 champion

• Two-time All-Suburban I League at Suburban I League Continental League champions William Tennent H.S. • Played for three-time Region I champion FC Delco Fury club team “A class that was one of my favorites was Law and Ethics with Ben Carr­­--he was one of the best professors I have had at JMU. He really challenged us to think in different ways and the class was incredibly interesting!”

“One game last spring, it was very windy and there was a piece of paper that flew onto the field that Coach Lombardo tried to get hold of. Every time he tried to reach for it, it flew out of his grasp further from the sidelines, deeper into the field, until finally he was almost in the run of play and almost got trampled by the players on the field that were still playing the game. It’s just that type of joking attitude that we love to instill, still having fun but making sure we get things done at the same time!”

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Katie Menzie


Sam Lofton

Redshirt Sr. Midfielder Chantilly, Va.

Jr. Defender Lock Haven, Pa.

Major: Communication sciences and disorders

Major: Health sciences (premedicine)

• Two-year starter

• Two-year starter

• CAA Commissioners Academic Award three years

• CAA Commissioners Academic Award two years

• Alumna of Chantilly H.S.

• Four-time All-Mountain League first team at state semifinalist Central Mountain H.S.

• ODP state team • Chantilly FCV Netforce club team

• ODP under-13 through under-16 Region I and state teams

“The best non-soccer-related thing about JMU is the environment. JMU is filled with really friendly people!”

• Played for region semifinalist and State Cup champion Hershey Attack club team “My dream job is playing soccer until I’m 85, but also getting paid a lot to do it.”

Theresa Naquin Redshirt Jr. Defender, Midfielder Herndon, Va. Major: Health sciences

Haley Miller Jr. Midfielder West Chester, Pa. Major: Special education

• Team captain for 2012 • CAA Commissioners Academic Award • Two-time team MVP at Herndon H.S.

• CAA Commissioners Academic Award two years

• McLean Freedom club won two state championships

• Runner-up for Ches-Mont Player of the Year at district quarterfinalist West Chester East H.S.

“I chose my major because I want to be in a field where I’m always helping people.”

• ODP under-18 Region I team and under-13 through under-18 state teams • Played most recently for Hershey Attack club team “Before every game we have a ritual cheer that we do in the absence of the coaches. The upperclassmen chant one part, and the rest of the team chants the other. It really gets you pumped up!”

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Becky Sparks


Kate Courter

Jr. Defender Laurel Springs, N.J.

Redshirt So. Goalkeeper Lincoln Park, N.J.

Major: Health sciences (preoccupational therapy)

Major: Health sciences (pre-physical therapy)

• All-CAA 2011 • All-State First Team at Olympic Conference champion Paul VI H.S. • ODP under-15 state team • Played on FC Delco club team “My dream job is to be a music producer in Hollywood.”

• CAA Commissioners Academic Award two years • Two-time All-State First Team at two-time state champion Immaculate Heart H.S. • U.S. Super Y League national select team 2008, 2009 • At age 15 won the Super Y League national championship with the under-20 Parsippany Gazelles club “The best non-soccer related thing about JMU is the scenic nature we’re surrounded by.”

Lauren Wilson Jr. Forward Coatesville, Pa.

Olivia Tomoff Jr. Defender, Midfielder Crofton, Md.

Major: Kinesiology

Major: Accounting, computer information systems

• All-CAA 2011 • Philadelphia Inquirer Player of the Year at two-time state champion Downingtown H.S.

• CAA Commissioners Academic Award two years

• ODP state team

• All-IAAM at three-time IAAM champion Archbishop Spalding H.S.

• Played for U.S. club national champion FC Delco club team “What I’m looking forward to most about the new University Park fields is it’s a fresh start with a new team and new facility.”

• Starter

• ODP under-17 Region I pool and under-16 and under-17 state teams • Played for Region I semifinalist and State Cup champion Freestate Phoenix club team • Played with the under-20 Washington Freedom in USL Summer League summer 2010 “My favorite memory from last season was traveling up to Boston. The road trip and restaurants were really fun.”

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Kelly Abt


Katie Hyland

So. Forward, Midfielder Sterling, Va.

So. Forward Islip, N.Y.

Major: Communication studies

Major: Marketing

• All-region and three-time all-district at Potomac Falls H.S.

• Two-time all-state at Suffolk County champion Islip H.S.

• Played for FC Virginia club

• ODP Northeast Region team and ODP state team

“The best non-soccer-related thing about JMU is how pretty it is because of the mountains and the sky. The best sunsets I’ve seen have been at JMU.”

• Played for Smithtown Attack Kickers club that was under-16 and under 17 state semifinalist “When we were down 3-1 to Hofstra last season, we all fought hard and tied it 3-3 and won it 4-3 in overtime. To do something like that takes a lot of heart and a lot of spirit.”

Shannon Rano

Stephanie Hamilton So. Forward Coronado, Calif.

So. Defender Branchburg, N.J.

Major: Kinesiology

Major: Political science

• CAA All-Rookie Team

• CAA Commissioners Academic Award

• All-Skyland Conference and All-Somerset County player on Immaculata H.S. team that advanced to second round of state playoffs

• Three-time all-league at Southern California region champion and two-time Western League and San Diego division champion Coronado H.S.

• ODP Region I team and ODP state team

• Played for under-16 region semifinalist and under 17 state semifinalist San Diego Surf club

• Played for state champion FC Pennsylvania Strikers club team that won bronze medal at U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships

• ODP under-14 and under 15 state teams “My favorite memory from last season was our trip to Costa Rica, because it was such a fun opportunity and a great team-building experience.”

“The feeling of raw anticipation and excitement that every single one of us has on game day captures the true spirit of JMU women’s soccer.”

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Marlee Stynchula

Isabel Chang

So. Goalkeeper Fairfax, Va.

Redshirt Fr. Defender, Midfielder Clifton, Va.

Major: Public policy and administration

Major: Physical and health education teacher education • CAA Commissioners Academic Award • All-Northern Region and four-time AllConcorde District at region semifinalist Centreville H.S. • Played for state champion Bethesda Dragons club and Region I finalist and five-time state champion Braddock Road Youth Club Azul team

• CAA Commissioners Academic Award • All-Northern Region and four-time all-district at state quarterfinalist W.T. Woodson H.S.

• ODP under-12 through under-16 state teams and ODP Region I camp “My favorite memory from last season was our spring break trip to Costa Rica.”

• Played for region semifinalist and two-time state champion Bethesda Dragons club “The class I have taken that was one of my favorites was Theatre 100 with Professor Robert Jones. It was a completely new experience for me--far outside of anything that I would have tried had I not been required to do so. We got to put on a play, and I met some of the best people at this school through that class.”

Ellen Forrest Redshirt Fr. Goalkeeper Midlothian, Va. • CAA Commissioners Academic Award • All-state and two-time all-region at Central Region runner-up and Dominion District champion James River H.S. • Played for under-17 region semifinalist and state champion Richmond Strikers club

Madyson Brown Redshirt Fr. Forward, Defender Herndon, Va. Major: Interdisciplinary liberal studies • All-state and two-time All-Northern Region player at state champion Chantilly H.S. • Played for Chantilly Burn club team that won bronze medal at under-15 U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships

“Before each game, after the coaches give us a pregame talk, all the girls come together and say a chant that gets us pumped up for the game and reminds us that we are a team and a family.”

Eileen Sechler

• ODP under-13 and under 14 state teams “My dream job is either a professional soccer player or a top chef, so that I could travel around the world and cook for famous people.”

Redshirt Fr. Defender Chantilly, Va. Major: English • All-region at state champion Chantilly H.S. • Played for under-17 state cup runner-up FCV team • ODP Northern Region team “My favorite thing about playing soccer is being a part of team and working together to win those really tough games.”

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Erin Brady


Carley Jenkins

Fr. Forward, Defender Ashburn, Va.

Fr. Midfielder, Forward Centreville, Va.

• All-state at two-time state champion Broad Run H.S.

• All-Northern Region at Westfield H.S.

• ODP Region I camp

• ODP state teams under-13, under-12, under 11

• Played for state cup champion ASC Premier Gold ‘94

• Played for Chantilly Burn club that was Region I champion

“A quote that inspires/motivates me is ‘The past is the past. Just make the future better.’”

“My favorite thing about playing soccer is hanging around with my friends playing the competitive game I love.”

Lauren Budzinski

Kelly Kerrigan

Fr. Defender Robbinsville, N.J.

Fr. Midfielder Downingtown, Pa.

Major: Marketing

• All-state and Gatorade state Player of the Year at District 1 and Ches-Mont League champion Downingtown East H.S.

• All-State at group I state champion Robbinsville H.S. • ODP state team • Club teams included Real NJSC Power 2009-12 and NJ Wildcats USL-W League • In club competition played on N.J. state champion under-18 team that was ranked as high as #7 in the nation

• ODP Region I teams • Played for FC Pennsylvania Strikers teams that won five straight state championships, two regional championships, three Region I Premier League championships and a National League championship

“I chose to come to JMU because I fell in love with the campus, and it was everything I was looking for. It has a great balance of soccer and academics.”

“My favorite non-soccer memory is getting snowed in with my four best friends for three days.”

Elissa Halik

Meghan Poirier

Fr. Defender Spring, Texas.

Fr. Forward, Midfielder Cary, N.C.

Major: Kinesiology

Major: Athletic training

• Two-time all-district at Klein Collins H.S.

• All-Region 6 and All-Tri-9 Conference at two-time Tri-9 Conference co-champion Apex H.S.

• Her Challenge club was Elite Clubs National League national semifinalist and USYSA state champion

• Played for state cup champion Chelsea Ladies 93 club

“Something about me that would surprise people is that I was born in Norway.”

Rachel Ivey

“Something about me that would surprise people is I created and performed as the mascot for my soccer club.”

Alyssa Zurlo

Fr. Defender South Riding, Va.

Fr. Defender Washington, N.J.

• All-Northwest Region at two-time region semifinalist Freedom H.S.

• All-State Group 3 and Warren County Player of the Year at Warren Hills Regional H.S.

• ODP state teams under-16, under-12 • Won three state cups with her club teams, Herndon Firecats and Chantilly Hotspur

• Played in under-17 Super Y National Championship

“My favorite soccer memory was winning state cups back to back with my club team.”

• Played for New Jersey under-18 state semifinalists Match Fit Chelsea Wildcats “The accomplishment of which I am most proud is getting accepted into my number one school, where I am playing the sport that I love.”

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CAA 25th team

Four Dukes were among 25 athletes named to the Colonial Athletic Association 25th Anniversary Team in 2009-10.

Kim Argy

Annie Lowry

• Former school record for career game-winners (15) • NSCAA Scholar AllAmerica 2005 • All-Region 2002, 2005 • All-CAA 2002, 2003, 2005 • CAA Rookie of the Year 2002 • CAA All-Tournament 2002, 2005 • All-State 2002, 2003, 2005

• All-America 2007 • All-Region 2005, 2006, 2007 • Academic All-District 2006 • All-CAA 2005, 2006, 2007 • All-State 2006, 2007 • CAA All-Rookie 2004

Corky Julien • Canada National Team 2009-present • Hermann Trophy Watch List for national Player of the Year 2009 • All-America 2008 • NSCAA Scholar AllAmerica 2009 • All-Region 2007, 2008, 2009 • CAA Player of the Year 2008 • All-CAA 2008, 2009 • All-State 2006, 2008, 2009 • State Player of the Year 2008 • State Rookie of the Year 2006 • School-record 19 career game-winning goals • Second on JMU career goals (44) and points (102) lists

Ashley Williamson • School’s all-time leading scorer (55 goals, 128 points) • School season records for goals (19) and points (46) • Umbro Select Senior All-Star Game 1995 • All-Region 1995 • All-CAA 1995 • All-State 1995 • Academic All-District 1995 • JMU Athletic Hall of Fame 2008

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memorable moments

Sept. 10, 1991, Fairfax, Va.

In only the 20th game ever played by a JMU team, the Dukes gain their first upset of a top-20 squad with a 1-0 road win at George Mason.

D Sept. 17, 1991, St. Louis, Mo.

The Dukes break into the national rankings for the first time at number 13 in the ISAA coaches poll.

D Oct. 7, 1997, Harrisonburg, Va.

Nov. 5, 1995, Harrisonburg, Va.

JMU wins the inaugural Colonial Athletic Association tournament, in a televised 2-0 victory over defending league champion and Top 20 team William and Mary.

JMU plays Virginia, ranked in the top five in all three national polls, to a 1-1 tie.

D Nov. 15, 1997, Charlottesville, Va.

The Dukes participate in the NCAA Tournament for the third year in a row. JMU loses at Virginia in the round of 32.

D Nov. 11, 1995, State College, Pa.


JMU upsets 22nd-ranked Penn State 2-1 in an NCAA Tournament first-round game and advances to the round of 16.

Oct. 31, 1998, Harrisonburg, Va.

For the second time in less than a week JMU beats a Top 10-ranked team as the Dukes ease to a 5-2 victory over eighthranked William and Mary. Six days earlier JMU edged seventhranked Penn State 1-0.

D Nov. 17, 1996, Greensboro, N.C. After getting an at-large NCAA Tournament berth, the Dukes beat North Carolina Greensboro on the Spartans’ home field to again move ahead to the round of 16.


D Nov. 11, 1998, Harrisonburg, Va.

JMU earns a spot in the NCAA Tournament for the fourth straight season. The Dukes shut out Radford 4-0 in the team’s first-ever home match in NCAA play.

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memorable moments

Nov. 15, 2002, Charlotte, N.C.


JMU upsets nationally 13th-ranked UNC Charlotte in the NCAA Tournament first round.

D Nov. 16, 2007, Morgantown, W.Va. The Dukes, making their eighth NCAA Tournament appearance, shut out UPenn in a first-round match.

D Nov. 10, 1999, Harrisonburg, Va.

The Dukes return to NCAA play for the fifth consecutive year. JMU beats UPenn in a first-round game at the JMU Soccer Complex.

Nov. 16, 2008, WinstonSalem, N.C.


The Dukes follow up a Nov. 14 NCAA Tournament first-round win over Georgia with a second-round victory at 23rd-ranked Wake Forest.

May 2, 2000, Indianapolis, Ind.

The JMU program ranks 12th on the list of the winningest NCAA Division I programs of the 1990s. The Dukes won 132 games and qualified for five NCAA tournaments in the decade.

D D Nov. 22, 2008, Portland, Ore.

JMU plays nationally second-ranked Portland before a crowd of nearly 5,000 in the NCAA Tournament round of 16.

Nov. 10, 2002, Virginia Beach, Va.

After surprising top-seeded William and Mary with a 2-1 semifinal victory, the fourth-seeded Dukes capture the CAA championship trophy with a 2-0 win over number two seed George Mason.

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memorable moments

Nov. 14, 2010, Chapel Hill N.C. JMU and defending NCAA champion North Carolina are deadlocked at 1-1 at halftime, but the Tar Heels pull away for a 3-1 win in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

D Nov. 7, 2010, Hempstead, N.Y.

The second-seeded Dukes win their third CAA title with a 2-0 upset of top-seeded and 18th-ranked Hofstra. The win ended the Pride’s NCAA-leading 18-game winning streak and was the first home loss for Hofstra since Oct. 9, 2009. Goalkeeper Diane Wszalek was honored as the tournament’s Most Outstanding Performer after earning her league-leading eighth shutout of the year and stopping a PK in a shootout in the tournament semifinals.

June 16, 2011, Ottawa, Ontario

Former JMU All-America Christina “Corky” Julien is among 21 players named to Canada’s roster for the 2011 World Cup.


CAA Champions (3) 1995 2002 2010

NCAA Tournament (10) 1995 1996 1997 1998

Nov. 12, 2010, Chapel Hill, N.C.

The Dukes top Texas 3-1 in a first-round game as JMU makes its third NCAA Tournament appearance in the last four years.

1999 2002 2004 2007


2008 2010

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tradition JMU Soccer

Samantha Andersch

• Umbro Select Senior AllStar Game 1996 • All-Region 1996 • All-CAA 1994, 1996 • All-State 1996

Aimee Grahe Jen Cuesta

• All-America 1996 • Umbro Select Senior AllStar Game 1996 • All-Region 1995, 1996 • All-CAA 1995, 1996 • All-State 1995, 1996

• All-Region 1999 • All-CAA 1999 • All-State 1999

• 12 postseason tournament appearances • 10 NCAA Tournaments including three “Sweet 16s” • NCAA Tournament victories over Penn State, Wake Forest, Georgia, UNC Charlotte, UPenn (twice), UNC Greensboro, Radford, Texas • Three league tournament titles • 19 winning seasons in the 22-year history of the program • All-time best national ranking of 13th • 12th winningest program in the nation in the decade of the 1990s

Jessica Hussey Kim Argy

• CAA 25th Anniversary Team • Former school record for career game-winners (15) • NSCAA Scholar AllAmerica 2005 • All-Region 2002, 2005 • All-CAA 2002, 2003, 2005 • CAA Rookie of the Year 2002 • CAA All-Tournament 2002, 2005 • All-State 2002, 2003, 2005

Kim Germain

• U.S. Under-23 Team 2008 • All-America 2007 • All-Region 2007, 2008 • All-CAA 2006, 2007, 2008 • CAA All Rookie 2005 • All-State 2007, 2008

• Canada Under-19 National Team 2002 • School records for season shutouts (8) and career saves (370) • Former school record for career shutouts (21) • All-Region 2005 • All-CAA 2005 • All-State 2005

Annie Lowry

• CAA 25th Anniversary Team • All-America 2007 • All-Region 2005, 2006, 2007 • Academic All-District 2006 • All-CAA 2005, 2006, 2007 • All-State 2006, 2007 • CAA All-Rookie 2004 2011 JMU Soccer - 16


Beth McNamara

• Women’s United Soccer Association (Philadelphia Charge) 2003 • All-Region 1999 • All-CAA 1998, 1999, 2002 • CAA All-Tournament 2001 • All-State 1999, 2001 • Academic All-District 2001, 2002

Cathy Reid

• Program’s first AllAmerica in 1991 • All-Region 1990, 1991

Teresa Rynier

Ashley Williamson

• Swedish 1st Division (Kvarnsveden IK) 2012 • Women’s Professional Soccer League (Philadelphia Independence) draft choice 2011 • School, CAA, and state career assist records (53) and school season assist record (15) • All-America 2010 • All-Region 2009, 2010 • All-CAA 2008, 2009, 2010 • CAA All Rookie 2007

• CAA 25th Anniversary Team • School’s all-time leading scorer (55 goals, 128 points) • School season records for goals (19) and points (46) • Umbro Select Senior AllStar Game 1995 • All-Region 1995 • All-CAA 1995 • All-State 1995 • Academic All-District 1995 • JMU Athletic Hall of Fame 2008

Katy Swindells

Therese Wolden

Julie Reule

Carrie Proost

• Former school and state record for career assists (36) • Women’s United Soccer Association (New York Power) 2003 • Two-time all-star with USL Hampton Roads Piranha • All-Region 1991, 1992 • All-CAA 1994 • All-State 1994

• All-Region 1992, 1994 • All-CAA 1993, 1993 • All-State 1994 • Former school singlegame assist record (3)

• All-Region 2002, 2004 • Four-time All-CAA first team (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004) • Only four-time all-league player in school history • All-State 2002, 2003, 2004

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• School single-game records for goals (4) • All-Region 1997, 1998 • All-CAA 1996, 1997, 1998 • All-State 1997, 1998

International play Kim Germain JMU ‘09 Member of U.S. Under-23 National Team in 2009

Jessica Hussey JMU ’05 Member of Canada Under-19 National Team in 2002 That Canada team was silver medalist in 2002 FIFA Under-19 World Championship Member of Canada Under-20 National Team in 2003

Corky Julien JMU ‘10 2011 Canada World Cup Team Starter for Canada team that won 2011 Pan American Games and 2010 Cyprus Cup; starter in 2012 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament Scored all three gamewinners for Canada in 2010 Cyprus Cup pool play 38 international caps 2011 JMU Soccer - 18

International play Morven Ross JMU ‘10 Member of the Scottish Under-19 National Team in 2005 and 2006

Ariana Ruela JMU ‘12 Member of Portugal National Team 2010 Played for Portugal in 2010 Algarve Cup Starter for Portugal Under-19 National Team in a spring 2009 qualifying event for the Under-19 European Championship

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CAA CAA Soccer • Top six teams advance to CAA postseason tournament • Champion receives an automatic bid to 64-team NCAA Tournament • Multiple teams in NCAA tournament 15 times in last 21 seasons

JMU in the CAA • Champion 1995, 2002, 2010 • Runner-up 2001, 2006, 2009 • Semifinalist also in 1996, 1997, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008 • 66 All-CAA selections • Defensive Player of the Year 2001 • Rookie of the Year 1994, 2002, 2007 • Tournament MVP 1995, 2002, 2010 • Coach of the Year 1996, 2007 • Player of the Year 2008

Jamie Miller • CAA Defensive Player of the Year 2001 • All-Region 2001 • All-CAA 2000, 2001 • CAA All-Tournament 2001 • All-State 2000, 2001

Teri Joyce

Aimee Vaughan • CAA Rookie of the Year 1994 • All-Region 1995, 1997 • All-CAA first team 1994, 1995, 1997 • All-State 1997 • Two-sport athlete who was an All-America in lacrosse • Holds school record for NCAA Tournament appearances (3 with soccer and 3 with lacrosse) • JMU Athletic Hall of Fame 2011

• CAA Tournament MVP 2002 • All-CAA 2001 • CAA AllTournament 2000. 2002

Stacy Bilodeau • CAA Tournament MVP 1995 • All-CAA 1996, 1997 • All-State 1995, 1996

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CAA By the Numbers 11 member schools 8 states represented 5 of the nine largest television markets in the nation -- New York (1), Philadelphia (4), Boston (6), Washington, D.C. (8) and Atlanta (9) 1 NCAA soccer champion (George Mason in 1985)

Corky Julien

1995 CAA championship celebration

Cate Tisinger

• CAA 25th Anniversary Team • CAA Player of the Year 2008 • Canada National Team 2009-present • All-America 2008 • All-Region 2007, 2008, 2009 • All-CAA 2008, 2009 • All-State 2006, 2008 • State Co-Player of the Year 2008 • State Rookie of the Year 2006

• All-Region 2007, 2010 • All-CAA 2007, 2008, 2010 • All-State 2007, 2010 • CAA Rookie of the Year 2007 • Soccer America AllFreshman 2007

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Diane Wszalek • CAA Tournament MVP 2010 • All-Region 2010 • All-CAA 2010 • All-State 2010 • School records for career complete-game (24) and total (30) shutouts and goals-against average (1.128) and season complete-game shutouts (8)

This is JMU This Is JMU JMU’s beautiful campus includes 111 major buildings on 712 acres. The original campus is built around the Quadrangle, where buildings are constructed of native blue limestone and have ivy coverings. The University’s 19,800 students may choose from 109 degree programs in seven colleges -- College of Arts and Letters, College of Business, College of Education, College of Integrated Science and Technology, College of Science and Mathematics, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Graduate School. JMU’s academic program combines the liberal arts tradition with preparation for technology in a rapidly changing world. All students receive a strong foundation of knowledge through a rigorous general education program. • Female/Male Ratio: 60/40 • Student/Professor Ratio: 15/1 • Average Class Size: 29

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This is JMU

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this is jmu • U.S. News & World Report in its 2011 America’s Best Colleges guidebook ranked JMU first in the South among public, master’s-level universities for the 17th straight year. • JMU is Virginia’s most-popular college or university, drawing applications from the greatest percentage of the state’s graduating high school seniors. • Kiplinger’s Personal Finance in 2012 ranked JMU 28th nationally on its list of 100 best values in public colleges -- schools that offer a first-class education at a reasonable price. • Yahoo! Internet Life included JMU on its 2001 listing of “The Nation’s 100 Most Wired Universities,” listing JMU 53rd among larger institutions. • JMU was included in the 2002 edition of The Unofficial, Unbiased, Insider’s Guide to the 320 Most Interesting Colleges with one author saying “JMU is almost too perfect to be believed.” • JMU has been described as “one of the best managed, most dynamic public universities in the nation” in The Guide to 101 of the Best Values in America’s Colleges and Universities. • Bloomberg BusinessWeek magazine in 2012 ranked JMU’s College of Business 12th nationally among business schools at public universities and 32nd among all universities. • JMU is among schools “that prove activism and community service are alive and well on campus,” says Mother Jones Magazine. • JMU’s exemplary programs for first-year students are “cornerstones of the University’s strong commitment to student learning and success,” says The Temple Guide: Colleges That Encourage Character Development. • JMU is recognized as one of the nation’s top 75 “Best Value” public universities in the 2012 Princeton Review “Best Value Colleges.” The list recognizes schools that provide high-quality academics at a reasonable price.”

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harrisonburg, Va. Harrisonburg, Va. A Great College Town Harrisonburg is convenient to the metropolitan areas of Washington, D.C., and Richmond while providing JMU students the comforts of the picturesque setting of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. The city offers something for everyone. From downtown shopping and restaurants, to nearby national parks and forests, it provides JMU students the opportunity to sample many aspects of life. Harrisonburg offers a learning environment that is very unique in today’s high-tech, educational world.

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plecker center Robert & Frances Plecker Athletic Performance Center • Named in honor of Robert & Frances Plecker • A $10 million state-of-the-art athletic support facility • 7,000-square foot strength and conditioning center with flat-screen televisions for individual instruction • 5,000-square foot sports medicine facility • Computer lab with more then 30 work stations • Tutoring and small group meeting facilities • JMU’s athletic hall of fame • Student-athlete lounge

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academic advising • Located in the Plecker Athletic Performance Center • Computer lab with more than 30 work stations • Tutoring and small group meeting facilities • Student-athlete lounge

Casey Carter Associate Athletics Director for StudentAthlete Services James Madison ‘70

Joi Irby Team Academic Advisor Georgetown ‘03

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strength & conditioning • Developing athleticism and sports performance • Seven training facilities encompassing more than 17,000 square feet • Staff includes five full time professionals with certifications as strength and conditioning specialists

Greg Werner Head Coach/Director of JMU Strength & Conditioning Austin Peay ‘91

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sports medicine • Multi-skilled professionals use current research, educational knowledge, and state-of-the-art equipment and technology to provide a comprehensive and progressive approach to assure the holistic well-being of student-athletes • Staff includes 20 board-certified and licensed athletic trainers • Team physicians include Dr. Kent Diduch (board-certified in family practice physician) and orthopedic surgeon Dr. Mark Miller, a nationally renowned fellowship-trained orthopedist from the University of Virginia • Local chiropractors, physical therapists, sport psychologists, nutritionists, and orthotists are available to assist in the health care needs of student-athletes

Lisa Friesen, ATC Team Athletic Trainer University of the Pacific ‘08

Tom Kuster, ATC Assistant Athletics Director for Sports Medicine James Madison ‘95

Dr. Kent Diduch Team Physician

Dr. Mark Miller Team Orthopedic Surgeon

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soccer information Home Field & Capacity/Surface: University Park (1,500/Bermuda grass) Office Location: Godwin Hall 103 Telephone: (540) 568-3452 Fax: (540) 568-6065 E-mail: Mailing Address: Women’s Soccer 261 Bluestone Drive MSC 2301 James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA 22807 Head Coach: David Lombardo: (540) 568-3452 Assistant Coaches: Scott Gerseny: (540) 568-3368, Rachel Chupein: (540) 568-7345 Teri Maykoski: Administrative Assistant: Joyce Shifflett: (540) 568-6467 Strength & Conditioning Coach: Greg Werner Athletics Communications: Milla Sue Wisecarver: (540) 568-6154

Directions & Maps

A map of the JMU campus (including a PDF printable map) is available at map. For directions visit and click on Facilities.


Template Design: Grant Hawkins Design, McKinney, Texas. Design: Teresa Craig Photography: Cathy Kushner, Nate Carden, Griffin Harrington, Allison Toffle, Steven Gibbons, John R. Bell, Brian Westerholt, Canadian Soccer Association, Diane Elliott, Tommy Thompson, and others. Printing: Mid-Valley Press

Who’s Who in JMU Athletics

Jeff Bourne Athletics Director

Geoff Polglase Deputy Athletics Director

Casey Carter Associate AD, Student Athlete Services

Brian Frerking Associate AD, Development

Jenn Phillips

Kevin White

Associate AD, Compliance & Senior Woman Administrator

Associate AD, Sports Programs

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Mike Carpenter Assistant AD, Ticketing & Customer Relations

Tom Kuster

John Martin

Ty Phillips

Assistant AD, Sports Medicine

Assistant AD, Athletics Communications

Assistant AD, Facilities & Events

12-13 JMU Women's Soccer Guide